Donagh Maher makes his championship debut for Tipperary hurlers

Donagh Maher from Burgess will make his championship debut for the Tipperary Senior Hurlers when they play Limerick in the Munster quarter-final at Semple Stadium on Sunday. He’s named at right corner-back in an otherwise experienced line-out.

Donagh Maher from Burgess will make his championship debut for the Tipperary Senior Hurlers when they play Limerick in the Munster quarter-final at Semple Stadium on Sunday. He’s named at right corner-back in an otherwise experienced line-out.

The team is -Brendan Cummins (Ballybacon-Grange), Donagh Maher (Burgess), Paul Curran (Mullinahone, captain), Michael Cahill (Thurles Sarsfields), Thomas Stapleton (Templederry Kenyons), Conor O’Mahony (Newport), Padraic Maher (Thurles Sarsfields), James Woodlock (Drom and Inch), Brendan Maher (Borris–Ileigh), Gearóid Ryan (Templederry Kenyons), Noel McGrath (Loughmore/Castleiney), Pa Bourke (Thurles Sarsfields), Eoin Kelly (Mullinahone), Brian O’Meara (Kilruane MacDonaghs) and John O’Brien (Toomevara).

The match starts at 4pm and will be shown live on RTE television, as will the curtain-raiser, the Munster Senior Football championship quarter-final between Tipperary and Kerry, which starts at 2pm.